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don't be ridiculous!.....


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Posted by tedn on May 13, 2003 at 17:34:24:

In Reply to: don't be ridiculous!..... posted by stunt on May 12, 2003 at 15:47:36:

:If everyone kept the turtles they found because of survival odds there would be no more wild offspring due to the fact there are no more wild turtles.

:Most turtles have a super high mortality rate (some as high as 99%) as hatchings, but until humans started to collect them and run them over with cars they never had a problem maintaining wild numbers.

:Point is- that turtle could have been one of the lucky ones that beat the odds and produced more offspring 10 years down the road.

:But will never know.


Actually I love scrambled mud turtle eggs...they're delicious!
But the babies tend to taste a bit? how can I describe it? a bit muddy?



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